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Power and Wealth in Cryptoeconomies

May 17, 2021 ⋅  7 min read

Imagine you’re designing a new economic system from scratch. You’re deciding everything from resource allocation to property rights to how this entire system will ultimately be governed and controlled. How would you design it? Whether they know it or not, blockchain architects face similar questions as they design blockchains which may ultimately become public infrastructure that the global economy runs on. The answers will be critical in their ability to fulfill this ambition.

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Ryan Watkins was a Senior Research Analyst at Messari. Previously, he worked at Moelis & Company as an Investment Banking Analyst where he worked on deals in the technology, telecom, and fintech sectors. Ryan graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University.

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Ryan Watkins was a Senior Research Analyst at Messari. Previously, he worked at Moelis & Company as an Investment Banking Analyst where he worked on deals in the technology, telecom, and fintech sectors. Ryan graduated Magna Cum Laude from the Gabelli School of Business at Fordham University.